Health


Medicare Open Enrollment Season: What to Know; What to Do Medicare Open Enrollment Season: What to Know; What to Do
- October 14, 2016

Care1st will offer a plan for county residents who are dually eligible for Medicare and the state's Medi-Cal program for the poor. "I know I didn't". Medicare's fall open enrollment period will allow you to review your plan options. "But it's really gotten a lot less expensive that it used to be", she said. Since the ACA's enactment, about 10.7 million seniors and people with disabilities have received discounts of over $20.8 billion on prescription drugs, an average of $1,945 per ... (more...)
Bears raising breast cancer awareness
- October 14, 2016

Mammograms are x-rays of the breasts and can help doctors detect cancer early on , the Canadian Cancer Society notes. The Bears and Bears Care will officially recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Sunday when the Bears host the Jacksonville Jaguars at Soldier Field. (more...)
No. 1 Badgers swept by No. 3 Minnesota No. 1 Badgers swept by No. 3 Minnesota
- October 14, 2016

In the second set the Badgers didn't score consecutive points until they were down 20-9. "What we were thinking about was Minnesota and what we need to defend and what we need to do to win". "I don't think [our ranking] is a distraction". We dug ourselves into five, six point holes in the beginning of games and then we would start picking it up towards point 15. (more...)
Donald Trump's real estate tax losses in focus
- October 14, 2016

Buffett concluded his statement by saying he is now being audited by the IRS, like Trump. Mr Buffett said his 2015 federal income tax payment had been $1.8m after calculating gross income of $11.5m from which deductions of $5.5m, including $3.5m of charitable donations, were then subtracted. (more...)
Record-breaking 13-foot, 8-inch alligator captured alive in Texas Record-breaking 13-foot, 8-inch alligator captured alive in Texas
- October 14, 2016

The largest alligator Saurage had caught previously measured 12 feet, 2 inches. He said Wednesday in Liberty County, they caught a gator measuring 13 feet 8 inches and weighing almost 900 pounds. According to the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge , the alligator had to be removed because it had become habituated to humans. He believes it's a reminder that grappling with alligators is a job for professionals. (more...)
West Virginia-Texas Tech Preview Capsule
- October 14, 2016

As people from Lubbock like to say, you can sit on your front porch and watch your dog run away for miles and miles and miles. West Virginia is 3-7 in their last 10 conference games , and 1-5 ATS in their last six games overall. As for those flying footballs, West Virginia is going to have to deal with those as well. "If we want to run the ball 60 times a game and keep them off the field, then by all means that's what we'll do", he said . (more...)
Meet 'Big Tex': Reportedly the largest alligator caught alive in Texas Meet 'Big Tex': Reportedly the largest alligator caught alive in Texas
- October 14, 2016

I've been looking for this gator for a really long time. "This is without a doubt the highlight of my career", Saurage told KBMT-TV . The gator was caught in the Champion Lake area, about 10 miles south of Dayton. He believes it's a reminder that grappling with alligators is a job for professionals. They fed him chicken to get him close the rope to make the capture. (more...)
Federal officials issue warning over heart surgery equipment linked to infection Federal officials issue warning over heart surgery equipment linked to infection
- October 14, 2016

If the water is contaminated, bacteria can land on a patient during surgery and cause an infection. Since the Swiss outbreak, the CDC has learned of 28 cases in the USA, including 21 in Pennsylvania, five in Iowa and two in MI, a spokeswoman said. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (VRX) Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (VRX)
- October 14, 2016

Number of analysts are eying on this stock, and after detailed observation they have given the stock mean target price of $43.63 while their mean recommendation is 2.90 (1=Buy, 5=sell). In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0. The company is now being accused of jacking up the price of a decades-old intravenous drug for severe and possibly fatal cases of lead poisoning by more than 2,700% in a single year. (more...)
Windfall for Breast Cancer Foundation from Holden prize victor
- October 14, 2016

Death rates have been declining since the early 90s, due in part to better sceening and early detection, increased awareness and improving treatment options. Many women however, between balancing work, family and the other obstacles life dishes out, don't have the time . For Pam Wolf, she says the pink is more than just a symbol. (more...)
Ayotte Says She'd Point to Trump as Role Model
- October 14, 2016

After initially sidestepping the question, she said "absolutely, I would do that". Recognizing she may have just handed her opponent a cudgel, Ayotte released a statement after the debate saying she "misspoke" and essentially reversed her answer from hours before. (more...)
Obama takes issue with Trump and his supporters in Congress Obama takes issue with Trump and his supporters in Congress
- October 14, 2016

Obama is visiting Greensboro on Tuesday to participate in a forum hosted by The Undefeated. "He (Trump) doesn't have the temperament, or the judgment, or the knowledge, - or, apparently, the desire to obtain the knowledge - or the basic honesty that a President needs to have", Obama said at an election rally in North Carolina on Tuesday. (more...)
Breast Cancer Death Rates Are Down, But Racial Disparities Persist
- October 14, 2016

The work could further shift the balance of whether screening's harms outweigh its benefits. Mammograms do catch some deadly cancers and save lives. "The earlier you find cancer, the more treatable it is", she said. They concluded that at least two-thirds of the drop was due to better treatments - a trend other studies also have found. (more...)
Recall of Soylent Bars After People Got Sick Recall of Soylent Bars After People Got Sick
- October 14, 2016

However, both ingredients are also used in Soylent 2.0, and numerous consumers reporting GI problems note that they are regular consumers of the beverage and in some cases have also eaten the bars without experiencing any problems, suggesting that there could have been issues with a specific batch. (more...)
Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone
- October 14, 2016

Mosquito control efforts were successful in eliminating local Zika transmission in the first area in Miami where mosquitoes were found to be carrying the virus. "We don't need bureaucratic timelines - we need funding now". Most caught it while traveling outside the USA, but 155 cases are not travel related. These are the first such areas of transmission confirmed in the continental USA, following major outbreaks of the disease across Latin America. (more...)
Sell-side Spotlight on Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Sell-side Spotlight on Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)
- October 13, 2016

The company is down by -2.21 percent from yesterday's close. Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). Analysts anticipate that Gilead Sciences Inc . will post $11.76 earnings per share for the current year. The company has the market capitalization of $100.91 Billion. (more...)
Bomb suspect accused of trying to kill cops to be arraigned
- October 13, 2016

He had been "incapacitated and intubated" in a hospital from wounds suffered in the shootout and has not had a court hearing, according to a federal court filing. On the day of the bombings in Seaside Park, New Jersey and Chelsea, investigators believe the 28-year-old covered a lot of ground in a relatively short amount of time, suggesting that there may have been someone helping him. (more...)
GOP Sen. Fischer backs Trump despite call to step aside
- October 13, 2016

Seib breaks down the numbers and discusses what this means for the campaign. "You. just got my respect for not jumping and bailing out on Donald Trump ", the questioner said . The general theme of comments from lawmakers on the call was that Trump needed to focus on his message to the United States and distinguish it from Clinton's , the aide said. (more...)
National breast cancer awareness month Things to consider about breast cancer
- October 13, 2016

Komen for the Cure. Commenting on the campaign, Hannah Agbozo, Legal & Corporate Affairs Director- Airtel Ghana said, "We have, over the past five years championed this cause, under different themes to raise awareness and raise funds internally to support organisations involved in breast cancer related causes". (more...)
Thailand considers Zika tests for all pregnant women Thailand considers Zika tests for all pregnant women
- October 13, 2016

St. Thomas saw an increase of 39 confirmed cases; St. Croix saw seven additional confirmed cases; and St. John reported six new confirmed cases. The phase 1 trial will test the vaccine in a small group of subjects, while the phase 2 trial will test the effectiveness of the vaccine in larger numbers of individuals. (more...)